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Come Clean

We all make mistakes, some small, some BIG!  It’s what you do after the mistake that reveals your character and determines your future. Praise God we don’t have to hide our sins or hold on to them and spend an entire life trying to compensate for feeling guilty. We can cry out with King David… […]

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Tell Me the Truth

“Speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head– Christ.”  Ephesians 4:15 The landscape of corporate America is littered with senior leaders who have lost their way.  Somewhere along the journey, that man or woman who started strong lost their ethical or moral compass.  True north became […]

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Thirsting for God

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God.” Psalm 42:1 Do you thirst for God? Does your soul long to be in His presence?  Many Christ followers seem to lack a passionate longing for God. We often go through the motions, do the disciplines, and serve in […]

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The Fear of God

“Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness.” 1 Timothy 4:7 Jerry Bridges in The Practice of Godliness, explains how godliness includes having a deep devotion to God.  Devotion is not an activity; it is an attitude toward God, comprised of three essential elements: the fear of God the love of God the desire for God […]

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The Love of God

“This is how God showed His love among us: He sent His one and only Son into the world that we might live through Him.  This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.”  1 John 4:9-11 Our love for […]

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The Quick Fix

In the third temptation of Christ, the devil went straight for the jugular. Matt 4:8-10 – “Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory; and he said to Him, “All these things I will give You, if You fall down and […]

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Train Yourself for Godliness

1 Tim 4:7-8 – Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. As Christ followers, we know we can do nothing apart from God.  It is […]

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The Battle

Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but […]

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